Illuminating York 2016

Illuminating York is fast becoming one of the big highlights in York’s event calendar.  An amazing time to  view the City in a whole new light, as it’s lit up and bathed in colour. You still have time to attend, but if you’re not gonna make it, check out these gorgeous 360 degree shots!   York Minster: https://kuula.co/post/7fQRl St. Michael Le

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Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style

There’s No Time Like the Past at The Festival Of Vintage-Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style The Festival of Vintage is back for the 7th year in York at York Racecourse on April 222nd and 23rd.  It’s a fun and nostalgic weekend attracting thousands of visitors, giving a feeling of being transported back in time! Enjoy a packed programme including

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Kitchen Equipment Specialist NISBETS Opens Store In York

Local foodies, amateur chefs and enthusiastic bakers in York will now be able to get their hands on all the latest kitchen gadgets and utensils, with the opening of a new professional equipment store in the city! Nisbets will celebrate the launch of its York store, which opens on Monday 12 September 2016, with a special event on Thursday 15

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York Mystery Plays from York Minster!

The magnificent Nave of York’s famous Minster will be transformed into a 1,000-seater theatre this Summer as the epic Mystery Plays return to the stage. The plays dramatise the greatest story ever told – from the creation of heaven and earth to the last judgement. It’s the first time in 16 years and only the second time in their near

22nd Apr – 24th Apr: Fashion City York

On the 22nd April, Fashion City york are bringing us York Fashion Weekend 2016!  A whole host of exciting offers, events and demonstrations across the City to entertain and entice you! New for this year is the Fashion Marquee in Parliament Street. This will be the hub of the event for all three days. It will host the Fashion Village, a

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The New Ebor Feast presents Craftworks

A big weekend of Street food, drink and entertainment. After taking York by storm in 2015, The New Ebor feast embarks on its 2016 adventure. Food In its new home, the beautiful Railway Institute sports and social club, Craftworks will play host to 11 of the region’s best street food traders. Last years favourites Shambles Kitchen, The Mussel Pot, Kerb

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Pericles Prince of Tyre

Come in. Have a beer. Hear our story. The beer and banter is flowing at Gower’s tavern. Outside, the wind howls, and the rain and sea-mist spatters the windows. Inside is comfort, beer and a warm hearth. There will be songs. There will be stories. There will be shipwrecks, tyrants, pirates and princesses. Tossed from shore to shore, you’ll hear

16th July – Macmillan Cancer ‘Hopes & Dreams’ Ball 2016

MACMILLAN CANCER ‘HOPES & DREAMS’ BALL 2016 ADDRESS: York Racecourse DATE: Saturday July 16th 2016 PRICE: £36.00 per person HOSTED BY 104.7 MINSTER FM Reserve your tickets now for a night full of fun and entertainment, whilst raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Put together by Matt Ascough, this event will allow you to indulge in a green carpet welcome,

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18th March – Sofar Sounds!

“Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place! Sofar is an expanding network of artists and music lovers, hosting gigs in secret locations in over 190 cities worldwide. ” – www.sofarsounds.com Something very exciting is happening in York on the 18th March…we’re just not sure what!! Sofar Sounds returns to the City on Friday 18th March with an intimate performance

York Does Vintage – 20th November

DATE: 20th Nov TIME: 11:00am -4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. The perfect Christmas event! If mince pies and warming soups, festive tunes and of course – vintage wears and gifts galore get you excited then this event

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York Does Vintage – 16th October

DATE: 16th Oct TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Promising fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery – not forgetting your key autumn/winter pieces and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful vintage tearoom, live music, vintage

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York’s Vintage Wedding Fair – 25th September

DATE: 25th Sept TIME: 11:00am – 3:00pm FREE ENTRY ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD Aimed at gorgeously creative couples, this vintage and handmade wedding fair is one of a kind! Forget rows of venues, photographers and chair covers – this wedding fair sparkles, shines and really stands out from the crowd! With goody bags on arrival, free

York Does Vintage – 4th September

DATE: 4th Sept TIME: 11-4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage in September where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful vintage tearoom,

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York Does Vintage – 26th June

DATE: 26th June TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage at the start of summer where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more – the perfect

Scampston Hall’s Big Vintage Festival!

DATE: 12 June TIME: 11:00am – 5:00pm ADDRESS: Scampston Hall, Scampston, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG The most quintessential festival you will come across – we promise! Think over 100 classic cars, live acts and music, vintage demo village, pimms and prosecco lounge (not forgetting craft ales), vintage stalls, children activities and history lessons, vintage style foods and large vintage tearoom, house tours and much more –

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York Does Vintage – 8th May

DATE: 8th May TIME: 11:00am – 4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage during spring where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there will a beautiful

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York does Vintage – March 6th

DATE: 6th March TIME: 11:00am till -4:30pm PRICE: £2 entry and under 10s free ADDRESS: Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD A fab vintage fair in the heart of York celebrating bygone eras. Come and join Britain Does Vintage at the start of March where you will find fabulous vintage fashions, homewares, jewellery and much more! Alongside this there

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Chocolate Festival 2016!

DATE: 25th March – 28th March Easter isn’t complete without chocolate and where better to celebrate than York, the home of Chocolate!  This Easter York Chocolate Festival returns to Parliament Street from Friday 25th March – Monday 28th March 2016 with a chocolate market, chocolate workshops, demonstrations and events. The chocolate market will take place each day from 10am where you

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Skosh in the Attic

Date: Thursday 24 March Time: 7:30pm Price: £32 (Plus Eventbrite booking fee) Location: The Attic at Harlequins, York https://skoshintheattic.eventbrite.co.uk “Skosh” is coming to York, and to whet our appetite before the opening, they bring us ‘A taste of Skosh’.  Join chef, Neil Bentnick in the characterful Attic Gallery Bar at Harlequins York. From India to the Orient, Australia to the United States,

The Mai

Wednesday 16 March – Saturday 19 March, 2016 Venue: Upstage Theatre, 41 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB Time: 7.30pm with a 2.30pm Saturday matinee Tickets: £12 & £10 (Concessions: over 60s, unwaged and those in full time education) Box Office: York Theatre Royal 01904 623568  www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk Adult Content 16+  Director, Jan Kirk’s, interest in The Mai began nearly 20 years ago whilst attending a

The Gin Festival Comes to Town!

The biggest and best Gin Festival, is hitting York on the 26th & 27th February. Drop by York Racecourse, for a fantastic weekend of great music, tasty snacks, and best of all….a huge selection of gin.  In fact, you’ll enjoy a massive selection of over 200 different kinds of gin! Tickets: £7.50 Buy Your Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gin-festival-york-2016-tickets-19600578859 Facebook: facebook.com/ginfestival Twitter: @ginfestival

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St.Nick’s Fair!

The Christmas fair in York, is a big deal.  Imagine 40 coach loads of tourists per day, filling the streets, while twinkling lights dazzle the cobbles.  The highstreet is full of wooden huts, stocked full of Christmas gifts and trinkets, and to top it all off….we have a teepee bar! It really is a wonderful sight, and now that the fair

Sofar Sounds!

“Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place! Sofar is an expanding network of artists and music lovers, hosting gigs in secret locations in over 190 cities worldwide. ” – www.sofarsounds.com Something very exciting is happening in York this Friday…we’re just not sure what!! Sofar Sounds returns to the City on Friday 27th November with an intimate performance from

Explore York – Night Music by John Connolly

Explore York Library is playing host to the fantastic author John Connolly. More well know for his brilliantly scary mystery novels, John Connolly has turned his pen to the supernatural. He will be at Explore York on the 27th October at 6.30pm to discuss and read from his latest collection of short stories, Night Music. From stories of the monstrous

Kaboom!

Kaboom! is a renowned event, offering a night of magical, bonfire fun for the entire family.  This year their fantastic display will take over the stunning grounds of Castle Howard, with a wonderful movie theme.  Meet some of your favourite movie characters, enjoy an outdoor screening of Toy Story and Back to the Future – and of course admire the

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Sublime Sundays – By Holistic Therapies!

No time during the week, with work, family life, and no time on a Saturday due to family commitments and chores? Do you want to go from stressed, to relaxed but feel too busy? You probably sometimes think it wouldn’t be a terrible idea to clone yourself.  Life can be tough; more accurately, it can be exhausting. If you’re a

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Illuminating York

As the nights start drawing in, York is gearing up for the annual celebration of light that is the illuminating York Festival.  Now in its 10th year, the Festival was one of the first of its kind in the UK and it continues to pursue new ways of showing this beautiful historic city in a new light. For the first

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Pick Me Up Theatre present THE ADDAMS FAMILY

The perfect Halloween treat for all the family – Pick Me Up Theatre bring Andrew Lippa’s Broadway musical version of The Addams Family to York’s Grand Opera House between Wednesday 28th October and Saturday 31st October. The loveable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their super spooky mansion in Central Park. Book by Marshall Brickman

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Dirty Dancing The Classic Story On Stage

BRAND NEW PRODUCTION OF THE WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON TO TOUR THE UK IN 2016 Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott today announced that a brand new production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage will tour the UK from August 2016. The classic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs ‘Hungry Eyes’, ‘Hey! Baby’, ‘Do You Love

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Thank You For The Music Comes To York!

Claiming to present the world’s longest-running ABBA concert show, the cast of Thank You for the Music – which comes to town in the coming weeks – are celebrating the trade-marked show’s 22nd anniversary this year. The production’s Lycra-tight harmonies and superb musicianship have been delighting live music fans for longer than Bjorn, Benny, Agnetha and Frida did during the